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  • Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted Tuesday that the Olympic runner intentionally shot his girlfriend to death.
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  • Oscar Pistorius rubs his eye in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, after earlier questioning by state prosecutor Gerrie Nel. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (AP Photo/Siphiwe Sibeko, Pool)
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  • The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial on Monday alleged numerous inconsistencies in the athlete's account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.
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  • The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius in his murder trial Friday tried to shred his version of events the night he shot and killed his girlfriend.
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  • The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete's murder trial Thursday.
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  • A shaken Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a gruesome photo of his girlfriend's bloodied head on Wednesday.
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  • Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand Monday in his murder trial and apologized to the family of the girlfriend he shot dead.
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  • Pistorius trial postponed until April 7th
  • The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has been delayed until April 7 because one of the legal experts is sick.
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  • Pistorius trial: police expert describes cell data
  • The chief lawyer for Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday sought to show that he had a loving relationship with the girlfriend he killed.
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  • South African police photographs of the blood-spattered scene where Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend show that evidence was moved.
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  • Police photographs of Oscar Pistorius standing in his garage on blood-stained prosthetic legs were shown to the court Friday.
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  • Photographs of Oscar Pistorius' cocked 9 mm pistol lying on a mat on the blood-stained bathroom floor and the blood splatter on walls and furniture in his house were shown at the double-amputee Olympian's murder trial Thursday, building a detailed picture of the scene where he killed Reeva Steenkamp.
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  • Vomiting into a bucket by his feet, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend
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  • Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to take the blame after a pistol was accidentally fired in a Johannesburg restaurant weeks before the double-amputee runner fatally shot his girlfriend, a witness testified Wednesday at Pistorius' murder trial.
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  • The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial testified Monday to hearing "blood-curdling" screams.
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  • With his past triumphs now tarnished because he shot to death his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius on Monday will enter court to be confronted with the jarring possibility that he will be sent to prison for at least 25 years.
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  • The funeral for Nelson Mandela
  • His flag-draped casket resting on a carpet of animal skins, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday.
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  • An estimated 100,000 South Africans lined up in Pretoria to view Nelson Mandela in his casket.
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  • Interpreter at Mandela event defends himself
  • The man accused of faking sign-language at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said he saw "angels" at the event.
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  • Interpreter at Mandela event defends himself
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  • A man who appeared to provide sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's service was a fake, an official said.
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  • World leaders bowed and prayed Wednesday before the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela.
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  • It wasn't all solemnity at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
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  • Police in South Africa say retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu's home was robbed while he was away to attend a memorial honoring Nelson Mandela.
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  • President Barack Obama energized tens of thousands of spectators and nearly 100 visiting heads of state Tuesday with a plea for the world to emulate Nelson Mandela, "the last great liberator of the 20th century."
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  • It was the briefest of moments, just seconds, two presidents shaking hands and exchanging pleasantries amid a gaggle of world leaders together to honor the late Nelson Mandela.
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  • Obama heading to South Africa
  • President Barack Obama has taken off for South Africa to attend a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
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  • Obama heading to South Africa
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  • See photos of Nelson Mandela who died at the age of 95.
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  • In death, Nelson Mandela unified South Africans of all races and backgrounds Sunday on a day of prayer for the global statesman.
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  • Local man reflects on meeting with Mandela
  • A young Philadelphia man had the chance to meet Nelson Mandela when he was a teenager.
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  • The funeral for Nelson Mandela will be held on Sunday, December 15th, the president of South Africa announced Friday.
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  • Counting himself among the millions influenced by Nelson Mandela, President Barack Obama on Thursday mourned the death of the anti-apartheid icon with whom he shares the distinction of being his nation's first black president.
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  • A timeline of major events in the life of Nelson Mandela:
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  • Oscar Pistorius was served with new indictment papers Wednesday containing two extra gun charges.
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  • South Africa's former president, Nelson Mandela, remains "quite ill" and unable to speak though he is relaxed, his former wife says.
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  • FILE This May 16, 2011 file photo supplied by the South African Government Communications and Information Services, GCIS, shows former South African President Nelson Mandela and his wife Graca Machel after they cast an early ballot in upcoming local elections at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa. (AP Photo/Elmond Jiyane-GCIS, File)
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  • Action News anchor Jim Gardner visited South Africa and documented his travels with these images.
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  • FILE - In this Wednesday, July 18, 2012 file photo former South African President Nelson Mandela as he celebrates his birthday with family in Qunu, South Africa, Wednesday, July 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
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  • Nelson Mandela was discharged from the hospital on Sunday while still in critical condition and was driven in an ambulance to his Johannesburg home which has been set up to provide intensive care, South Africa's presidency said.
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  • Olympian Oscar Pistorius, foreground, stands following his bail hearing, as his brother Carl, left, and father Henke, second from left, look on in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Pistorius fired into the door of a small bathroom where his girlfriend was cowering after a shouting match on Valentines Day, hitting her three times, a South African prosecutor said Tuesday as he charged the sports icon with premeditated murder. The magistrate ruled that Pistorius faces the harshest bail requirements available in South African law. He did not elaborate before a break was called in the session. (AP Photo)
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  • Oscar Pistorius was indicted Monday on a charge of murdering his girlfriend.
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  • South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday with acts of charity on Thursday.
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  • Nelson Mandela has made "dramatic progress," and may come home "anytime soon," said his daughter on the eve of his 95th birthday.
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  • Nelson Mandela is responding to treatment and the 94-year-old's condition remains critical but stable.
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  • Nelson Mandela is in critical but stable condition, the South African government said Friday.
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